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10 Jul 2018

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), as the local partner of the Afrobarometer survey, has expressed concern over comments made by some government officials who have suggested the survey …

21 Jun 2018

Namibia has 396 000 privately owned guns in circulation, which, when compared to its small population, far outweighs per capita firearm possession in other African countries. At 15.4 guns per …

23 May 2018

While a majority of Namibians gave the government bad grades for its handling of issues such as job creation and the economy, President Hage Geingob scored high in terms of …

22 May 2018

Government is unhappy over what it calls a misleading statement made by the Institute for Public Policy and Research (IPPR). The IPPR reported that politicians and public office bearers tolerate …

14 May 2018

In an Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) paper released last week, titled ‘The role of the private sector in tackling corruption’, local academic, Johan Coetzee, noted that because of …

11 May 2018

Perceptions that Namibian leaders are corrupt are hurting the country’s development trajectory, the Institute for Public Policy Research(IPPR) has said. In 2017, the Transparency International (TI)’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI) …

10 May 2018

A researcher at the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR), wants the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), to become an autonomous body to fight corruption more effectively. In addition Johan Coetzee says …

22 Apr 2018

Just over a year after Namibia officially joined the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) dozens of civil society organisations and stakeholders met for two days in Windhoek last week to …

20 Apr 2018

The IJG Business Climate Monitor improved to 50.99 points in February, the Institute of Public Policy Research said this week. This is the first time since December 2016 that the …

12 Apr 2018

While a majority of Namibians say nothing justifies a man beating a woman, men and rural communities are more prone to hold the belief that a beating is sometimes justified. …

12 Apr 2018

An urgent reframing on the way the authorities are addressing the issue of housing in order to address informal settlement growth is needed. In a review published by John Mendelsohn …

7 Apr 2018

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has expressed concern over the government’s envisaged spending during the current financial year as per the budget tabled by the Minister of Finance …